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In this in-depth feature, we explore where the "present day" narrative of Assassin's Creed 4 can go. Note that there are many spoilers from across the entire Assassin's Creed franchise. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Mar 14, 2013 11:00AM PDT

A retail listing appears to have revealed Fast & Furious: Showdown, a licensed game hitting right next to the upcoming movie. Read more

A World of Keflings has come out for Windows 8, and Ninja Bee has announced a Wii U version will follow later this year. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Mar 14, 2013 7:30AM PDT

Disney Infinity has been delayed into August 18, from its previous June release date. Read more

So you've bought Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 for $60 and paid $50 for the map packs for but you still want to spend more money on it, what do you do? This being the Internet, you pay $2 to wrap guns in bacon. From today, Activision is rolling out microtransactions for little bits and pieces in Cod Blops 2, including extra slots and storage space and cosmetic items like extra calling cards and, yes, bacon skins for weapons. Read more

Ron Gilbert is like a bird. He needs to be set free. The designer of The Cave has announced that he's leaving Double Fine Productions, "now that The Cave is done and unleashed." Read more

The first DLC expansion for NetherRealm's upcoming superhero fighting game adds zombies to the roster. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Mar 11, 2013 3:01PM PDT

Voting for the cover athlete of EA Sports' terribly-named Madden NFL 25 has begun. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Mar 11, 2013 11:40AM PDT

Nintendo is producing a series of 3DS cartoon shorts featuring Pikmin, in conjunction with an external animation studio. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Mar 11, 2013 10:00AM PDT

You and I know pirates to be cheery drunkards, perhaps made of plasticine, who plunder cursed booty and battle sea monsters. Yet, Ubisoft Montreal claims, this is all fiction. The developer has said it is "giving pirates the HBO, reality treatment" in Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, suggesting that perhaps piracy wasn't all hook hands and perching parrots. Read more

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